Pristimantis viridicans (Lynch, 1977)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Ceuthomantinae > Genus: Pristimantis > Species: Pristimantis viridicans

Eleutherodactylus viridicans Lynch, 1977, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 678: 1. Holotype: UMMZ 143468, by original designation. Type locality: "2 km S Cerro Munchique, alongside road from El Tambo to the Cordillera Occidental, Departamento Cauca, Colombia, 2540 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) viridicansLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234.

Pristimantis viridicansHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) viridicansHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120.

English Names

Cerro Munchique Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Distribution

Western flank of the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia in the departments of Valle de Cauca and Cauca, 1700–2680 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus conspicillatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) conspicillatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 120. Removed from the Pristimantis conspicillatus species group and left unassigned to species group by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125.See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus viridicans) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 390.

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